Ordering number : AS15928
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Tanba Kami Yoshimichi (Kyo 1st generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 56.06 cm or 22.07 inches.
Sori : 1.5 cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.27 cm or 0.89 inches.
Kasane : 0.58 cm or 0.22 inches.
Era : Early Edo period, Gennwa era.
Shape : Regular size, nice shape Wakizashi.
Jigane : Koitame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : From Hamachi is Suguha. And then Sudare-Ha.
Double, triple and quartet Hamon.
Special feature: The First Yoshimichi was the Third son of Kanemichi in Mino province.
His eldest brother is Iga (No) Kami Kinmichi.
The family moved to Kyoto and was approved Tamba (No) Kami in 1595.
Yoshimichi the First inquired into Soshu-den and invented Sudare-ba hamon.
This tradition also appears well on this work.
Saya : Black color and Aogai Chirashi Saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba, shells are engraved.
Menuki : Shakudo, dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, Takanoha family crest and arabesque are engraved with gold color.
Kozuka Kogatana: Takanoha family crests are engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: This blade passed NBTH Hozon recently. The blade was made by Yoshimichi (Kyo 1st generation).
This blade has nice Shirasaya and Koshirae.
NBTHK Hozon Paper(The paper will be issued around the end of September 2018.)
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.